When were braces invented?

woman holding protective case with clear aligners

What are dental braces? In dentistry, “braces” have a few different meanings. Typically, people think of traditional metal braces, made up of metal brackets, metal wires, and colorful rubber bands that are bulky and uncomfortable. Today, there are multiple braces treatment options to straighten crooked teeth, including ceramic braces, self-litigating braces, and clear aligners. The …

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